Shamsur Rahman Faruqi

Shamsur Rahman Faruqi (1935-2020), was born on this day in 1935 in Azamgarh, present-day Uttar Pradeshhe. He was an Indian Urdu language poet, author and theorist. He is known for bringing modernism to Urdu literature. He developed new models of literary appreciation combining western principles of literary criticism and applied them to Urdu literature. SomeContinue reading “Shamsur Rahman Faruqi”

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